At a press conference on Thursday, the Salina Liberty announced two more additions to the 2018 roster as well as an addition to the coaching staff. Quarterback Derrick Bernard, running back Dominique Carson, and assistant coach Daniel Green were all introduced. Bernard is a 6’2″, 190 pound quarterback from Texas City, Texas. He attended Sul Ross State University in Alipine, Texas. Bernard is an all-around amazing professional athlete. While he did play a few games as the Lobos quarterback, he was also a baseball player. As quarterback, Bernard completed 84 of 196 passes for 724 yards and 7 touchdowns while … Read More
SALINA – The Salina Liberty has added three new powerhouse players to their 2018 roster. On Thursday, the club announced the additions of running back D.J. Abnar, quarterback Bryan Hicks and and defensive back Tyrell Green. D.J. Abner is a 5’10″, 185 pound running back from Tallahassee, Florida. He attended college at Liberty University in Virginia. He finished his college career with 428 rushing attempts for 2,059 rushing yards and averaged 4.8 per carry to go along with 23 career rushing touchdowns and 35 receptions for 267 yards and 1 touchdown. While playing in the CIF last year, Abner rushed … Read More
SALINA – The Salina Liberty is excited to announce the appointment of Kristal Venters as the Liberty Belles dance team director for the 2018 season! Venters is no stranger to the professional dance and cheer industry. As the owner and director of the Prestige School of Dance founded in 2008, Venters brings over 10 years of experience to the Liberty Belle’s. “Kristal shares a passion and commitment to this industry that is very evident in talking with her, and that was very transparent during the interview process while she was discussing goals and asperations for not only herself but for … Read More
SALINA – The Salina Liberty are excited to announce the signings of Delaney Dobard and Jamar Lewter for the 2018 season, helping solidify the team’s offensive line and defensive backfield. Delaney Dobard will be returning to the Salina Liberty for the 2018 season. Dobard is a 6’2″, 200 lbs. defensive back from Mesquite, Texas. Dobard went to Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Last season, Dobard accumulated 11 tackles and 14 assists while playing in 11 games for the Liberty. “He’s a veteran defensive back that can play every position in the secondary,” said Liberty Head Coach Heron O’Neal. “He is … Read More
The Salina Liberty is currently seeking applications for a Professional Head Dance Coach for the 2018 Season. Join the fun, high energy, entertainment that is Salina Liberty Professional Indoor Football! Coaching and choreographing experience is highly recommended. The position does include compensation. Please send all resumes to SalinaLibertyfootball@gmail.com by Tuesday, October 10th. Interested applicants can also apply at the Salina Liberty Facebook page by clicking here.
SALINA – With numerous rumors floating for the past several weeks, Champions Indoor Football Commissioner Ricky Bertz issued a state of the league address late Wednesday evening regarding the status of the league for the 2018 season. The CIF, of course, is home to the Salina Liberty. The statement read: “The Champions Indoor Football league is excited and looking forward to another great season while we continue to strive to make a positive impact in all our communities, foster the support of each and every team and community we serve, and build on the momentum we have been working on … Read More
The Salina Liberty has announced the signings of Kyle Powell and Kamalie Matthews for the 2018 season, additions that will help solidify the teams’ offensive line. Kamalie Matthews is a 6’3, 315 lbs. offensive lineman from Murray State University. During his senior year, Mathews started all 12 games for the Racers. Immediately after college, he was a signed by the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Matthews started his indoor football career with the AFL’s Washington Valor. “Matthews is a physical lineman that plays to the whistle,” said Liberty Head Coach Heron O’Neal. “He can run good routes and … Read More
The Salina Liberty is excited to announce the signings of Travonti Johnson and Tracy Brooks for the 2018 season. Travonti Johnson is a 6’2″, 195 lbs. defensive back from Miami, Florida. Johnson played safety at the University of Central Florida, where in his senior year he played in six games, recording 24 total tackles and one interception. After college, Johnson went on to sign with the New York Giants. He also found his passion for indoor football where he has played for the Billings Wolves, Billings Outlaws, and Dodge City Law. “Johnson is a ferocious competitor,” said Liberty Head Coach … Read More
The Salina Liberty professional indoor football team has partnered with First Bank Kansas to offer a new and exciting program to the community that will be known as the Golden Football program. Working with the Salina Police and Fire Departments, they will be handing out youth sized golden footballs to children that have displayed outstanding leadership and citizenship in their communities. The golden footballs can be redeemed at the Salina Liberty offices in exchange for a free pass to an upcoming 2018 football game. First Bank Kansas Director of Marketing and Communications representative Carolyn Robinson shared her thoughts about the … Read More
The Salina Liberty announced Saturday that veteran indoor player Joe Kassanavoid and 2017 second team all-league player Jamar Seard have signed with the team for the 2018 season. Joe Kassanavoid is no stranger to the Salina Liberty. The 6’6”, 225 lbs. wide receiver is known for being versatile on the field and a leader off. A native of Lawson, Missouri, Kassanavoid played collegiately at Kansas State University. In 2011, Kassanavoid signed with the Wichita Wild, where he player wide receiver and quarterback. After racking up 67 tackles as a linebacker, Kassanavoid then transitioned to quarterback for the 2013 season. The … Read More
The Salina Liberty have added two more players to their 2018 roster. On Thursday, team officials announced the signings of All-CIF defensive stars Ricky Wyatt and Gary Henderson. Ricky Wyatt is a 5’11″, 225 lbs. linebacker from Monroe, Louisiana. In high school, he was a two time Louisiana State Defensive Player of the Year. Ricky’s career stats included 195 tackles, 33 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, one interception and one touchdown. Ricky played for the Dodge City Law in 2017, where he was selected as a First Team All-CIF player. “Ricky Wyatt is the total package,” said Liberty Head Coach … Read More
The Salina Liberty has announced the additions of Andrew Jackson and Gary Wooten to their 2018 roster. Drew Jackson is a 6’2″, 225 lbs. quarterback from Lansing, Michigan, where he attended Lahser High School. Jackson played in nine games at Seton Hall University in 2012, where he lettered. He also earned WVIAC Honorable Mentions. He finished the year with 16 touchdowns and set a Seton Hall single game passing record with 543 yards. In 2013, Jackson sustained an injury the first game of the season. As a Red Shirt Senion in 2014, Jackson played nine games and was a letter … Read More
Dust off your golf clubs and grab your golf shoes and join the Salina Liberty for their First Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Salina Police Department and Salina Fire Department on Saturday, July 29th at Great Life Golf, 1800 S. Marymount Road. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. Lunch and an awards presentation will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. For more information or to register, click here. You can also download a printable registration form by clicking here.